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clean renewable energy for city services like public buses, hospitals, schools, and much more. and finally, we collect and treat all the city's wastewater and stormwater making it safe enough to discharge into the san francisco bay and pacific ocean. >> in 2006 the puc was planning a record number of projects. >> the public utilities commission is a very infrastructure-rich organization. we're out there rebuilding the water system. we've budget working on power generation in the country. we've been doing sewer for the city. we're looking at a brand-new rebuild of all watt systems in san francisco and we haven't had a home that's been other than mental. >> they staff over 900 people. the puc is in two office locations. >> you know, this is such a great place for a building. if the puc owned that building and we could make that the icon i can sustainable building puc represents, wouldn't be a dramatic idea? >> so, one of the major decisions we made was we wanted to make a statement with this building. we wanted this building to be a lead platinum building which is very few build
to energy policy? >> to independence on foreign energy sources. >> who will obama a point* to the court? i am told we are going over a cliff. but that does nothing compared to the rate at -- real threat. what will we see? tonight. >> am ready for he next four years because i have my crystal ball i will see what happens. first pundits will scream about the fiscal cliff a series of tax increases going into affect january 1st unless they work out a deal. they will. i can see it. they will meet, press conferences and predict disaster then reach a deal it will not solve much but then the media will move on. america will continue to go broke. if i too cynical? and no. worse than that says congressman ron paul. predict the future. >> the future looks good people now that what we have today is not workable but short-term the people will not admit we're bankrupt or on the verge of a major major change in our society. but they will destroy the dollar were reinforc to change our system of financing. it could be big. not quite as bad as the soviet system but changes are toome. true bankruptcy means w
about the fiscal cliff, compromise and the odds of the deal happening. >>> america's energy independence and the environmentalist that says fracking is here to say. how do we make it safe? we will drill down to get answers. >>> and many call him the next steve jobs. you are probably already using something this quiet genius already invented. the "wall street journal report" begins right now. >> this is america's number 1:00 one financial news program, "wall street journal report." now maria bartiromo. >>> here's a look at what is making news as we head to a new week on wall street. corporate america had a strong message for president obama this week. ceos of a dozen of america's largest companies met with the president and warned that washington must reach a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. the president also sat down with congressional leaders and officially began negotiations. if congress doesn't act taxes on income, dividends and estates will go up and spending cuts will kick in january 1st. this week, i spoke to allen simpson ander skis bowl subpoeimpson anders skin bowls. >> you can'
in the year 2011 and we just began implementing our existing commercial energy performance ordinance which helps private property owners lower energy use. through san francisco's program green sf we are making it easier for property owners to secure financing for green building upgrades and as can you see green buildings has become the standard rather than the exception. for our public libraries to affordable housing units, even to the home of our world series giants and their structure our buildings are achieving lead certification at a rapid pace and our san francisco public utilities commission has won smartest building in the world and we have honors such as the greenest city in north america, the walkable city, and the best green policies, the green tech of north america and forbes recognized that san francisco has the most green jobs in the united states. that's jobs. that's one of the most important things we are doing for the whole country. [applause] and we are creating and sustaining jobs as well as supporting new industries in our city. our energy watch program creates or su
. but you watch him on victory night. he was able to speak to the crowd with such energy and such conviction and moral strength because he needs the energy of the crowd. it's not a question of him not having the words, i think he needs to connect more to the people in the second term. lincoln had public opinion badge baths where they could talk to him in the morning. if i were him in summer, i would take a train around the country with his family and stop at village stations, he needs that, almost like when he's with the crowds something happens to him and the white house becomes a bubble and the communication skills go down because you're not feeling the people. the reason fdr was not a great speaker, he had two press conferences a week. he got the feeling of the people through the people and the press, somehow he's got to keep the connection going in order to communicate better what's happening. >> is it harder in this political environment to be a conviction politician? >> i think it's harder to use the bully pulpit to express your convictions, it is not what it was in the old days. when
by the department of energy and i support thuous us chief technology officer todd park who is not the cto, but assistant to the president. >> and i'm peter hirschberg, run publicly a dozen hack-a-thon, [speaker not understood], build apps and explore what's possible. >> i'm chris, the co-founder and ceo of 100-plus and we use data from many different sources to try to help people be more healthy in their daily life. >> hi. [speaker not understood]. we're a mapping and location-based analytics platform. and we are working with open data and trying to see how we can turn data into information, data into knowledge, and the kind of decision products. >> hi, i'm john, ceo of motion loft. we're trying to understand how people move around cities and provide that data to the public to build new tools for public safety. >> hi, i'm [speaker not understood] with code for america. we're a peace core for geeks. we're trying to bring talent from the private second for and government to innovate. we work with dozens of citieses across the country and next year we should be working with san francisco whi
and le to tax companies, especially energy companies. >> yeah. we hate these guys. look, unfortunately for the environmental movement, al gore was rayed with human repellant at some point during his life and he has some good ideas. this is not one of them. this is just going to be passed along to consumers and to the companies. this is just a penalty for being a fossi fuel company. if the production tax credit, which encourages -- it's not a subsidy, it's a tax credit for infrastructure for energy, if it's not extended, you'll see renewable energy structure go down 720 to 80%. this is a dumb fight to pick. >> christian, while some say this is a pretty far fetched idea and it doesn't really stand a chance, at the same time, al gore contend this is would actually help individuals get their tax rates lower because it would be extra revenue. but that would be -- we'd have to make that happen, correct? >>eah. i think al gore is right about the policy of a carbon tax, but wrong about the timing. we do need a carbon tax because right now the price of carbon fuels is not account for the cost,
until it goes bust? ♪ >> we thought we'd bring you some good news this week. the international energy agency reported monday that the the u.s. is likely to surpass saudi arabia as the world's largest oil producer as early as 20/20 and predicts that the u.s. will increase production to 11.1 million barrels a day by 2020, up to about 6.9 million barrels in 2008. that is if the obama administration allows it. so, steve, you've been out to the shale in north dakota where it's coming from, and fracking so-called, and drilling and private risk taking. what does it mean for the u.s. energy markets? >> well, this is such a great, great pro american stir and by the way, paul, it's not just oil, it's also natural gas. >> paul: right, sure. >> my goodness we have more natural gas than the rest of the world combined and it's driven by the technological improvements and a five or ten year technological lead than the countries we're competing with. it's interesting, paul, if you look the at the last three or four years, now what industry has created more than any other industry in the united states
and constantly harness some of the energy around ideas and help the individuals that will be part of the party going forward. i think he'll trying to help them too. >> you were in the president with iowa an emotional place for him. give us a short picture of what it was like coming to an send in >> he's not a publically emotional guy. you're all the walk dead. it's both campaigns and every reporter but he looked out that night and saw all these faces of these people that believed in him and were with him in 2007 and i don't mean random faces but three or four people he actually recognized and knew and waived at him and waved back. that struck him and impacted him and he got emotional that night and was very reflective as it sounds like governor romney was as well. the morning of the election we were waiting to do the up teeth interview and he said his supporters believe in him as much as ours do and there's kind of this untold bond i guess i would say when you've been through this crazy journey that you have reflection for the other person, but yeah, he was pretty intro speckive. i think he di
happen you can get it done and i just want to thank you guys for all your energy and excitement you bring to san francisco and for the giants day in and day out. you all are the best. thank you. [cheers and applause] >> well, -- audience: romo, romo. >> well, first off congratulations san francisco. we definitely couldn't have done it without you guys. i will venture to say -- there is one thing i noticed about my team we are a great example of this city. look at the diversity of personalities, where we all come from, the different faces from different stories and we all have one goal in mine. we had one job in mine. we had one dream in mine and that is to be world series champions with this group and i am proud to say that. you guys the same thing. we couldn't have done it without you, the city of san francisco. like i said you guys better be proud. you need to be proud and i will tell you for dang sure we are all world series champions and wearing orange and black in san francisco. [cheers and applause] >> all right. now i would like to introduce two more gentlemen. the firs
for the general manager to sign the contract with shell energy north america and kick the program off off. that early notification period needs to meld well with the formal launch of the statutory opt out period that's the opt out program we've talked about before that's required by the state. so we want those two components to work well together. we'll be presenting to you our key communication strategies and our overall budget, and again the proposed clean power sf timeline that factors in these changes and in particular the early notification period concept. to given you a quick overview of the timeline, and with an emphasis on the action item for you, i'm turning to slide three, where, at this time period we are reaching out to yourselves to members of the board, to the mayor's office we having the joint meeting with lafco to make sure we're really on track with the intentions from the board and the mayor, making sure that we are putting together a customer notification education plan that's supportive of your intentions.
cleaner, cheaper american-made energy. but we've got to be careful how we get it. design the wells to be safe. thousands of jobs. use the most advanced technology to protect our water. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it right, we won't do it at all. we've got to think long term. we've got to think long term. ♪ [ male announcer ] it's that time of year again. medicare open enrollment. time to compare plans and costs. you don't have to make changes. but it never hurts to see if you can find better coverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care law. ♪ open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare. >>> now for our "what in the world" segment. if history is any guide, second terms are often disrupted by a foreign policy crisis. it's easy to see how that might happen over the next four years with iran or syria, but there's a distinct possibility that the next big foreign policy crisis will take place somewhere else. perhaps thousands of miles away in asian waters
image. so actually the energy of creation went up, rather than down. >> reporter: what do you mean when you write about the narcissus effect with michelangelo's ceiling? >> well if you look at the caravaggio picture, when narcissus looks in the water and only sees his face. and the sentence i wrote is that the male of the species saw only himself when he looked in the cosmic pool of ultimate mystery. >> reporter: more traditional christian views have not represented god in the female form, but in pastor ortberg's view, women have been an important and positive part of god's message. >> oh, i think it's unquestionably a point worth noting. sometimes in the scripture there are feminine analogies used. jesus says at one point, "you know how often i would have gathered you like a mother hen gathers her chicks but you would not let me." so i think one of the hard things is, because in the bible we talk about god as father, people can think about god as masculine the way that a human being is masculine. >> reporter: goodbody, now the curator of artintelligence.com, sees a modern resonance for
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. one issue we need to face it is resource costs and energy prices, but that is not being driven by global use of the moment. it is being driven by other factors. i am not optimistic about the long-term potential growth. but is there a trade-off between what we should do to protect our elderly population and to provide adequate medical care to the whole population, and what we should do to protect our infrastructure and address energy and climate issues? no. we are underperforming on both fronts. >> it is not a budget trade- offs. as long as we think revenues can only be this high, there is a trade-off among those priorities. we have to accept having higher revenues to pay for the things we want. the softens that trade-off. impediments are not a drain on real resources. -- entitlements are not a drain on resources. they are a transfer. when we are at full capacity, we have a trade-off. the issue is, we think taxes should only be here. that was probably too low leading up to now. it is certainly too low going forward. >> your point about capital versus operating expenses -- i was
incentives on the one hand to encourage renewable energy. but we also need a government that's willing to say no. no, you can't mine the alberta tar sands and burn enough carbon that you will have game over for the climate as james hansen has said. >> but i'm one of those who is the other end of the corporation. i mean, we had a crisis in new york the last two weeks. we couldn't get gasoline for the indispensable vehicles that get us to work, get us to the supermarket, get us to our sick friends or neighbors. i mean, the point i'm trying to make is we are all the fossil fuel industry, are we not? naomi klein: you know, we often hear that. we often hear that we're all equally responsible for climate change. and that it's just the rules of supply and demand. >> i have two cars. i keep them filled with gasoline. >> i think the question is if there was a fantastic public transit system that really made it easy for you to get to where you wanted to go, would you drive less? i don't know about you, but i certainly would. >> i mean, i use the subways all of the time. >> if it was possible to rechar
. the japanese call them the sin ka cue islands, the chinese, the diaw use. the dispute involves energy. there are immense amounts of natural gas under the china saes. but above all it inkrofls history. its two greatest powers, the two largest economies and militaries have an unresolved bitter relationship. china and japan have never had to occupy the global stage as equals. one has always dominated the other. for most of the past years china was the leader and japan accepted the role of a distant empire. that changed in the late 19th century as japan became the first asian country to modernize its economy and society and catch up with the wift. after the formation, japan's military strength grew, and in 1895 it defeated ching dynasty, china. their sovereignty has been in dispute for the la 40 years with china asserting its historic claim and japan its modern possession. over the past two months both countries have acted in ways that could easily spiral out of control toward conflict. the result has been frequent encounters between japanese and chinese ships as they patrol these waters
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energy future that puts us in control. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some risk, we're committed to safely and responsibly producing natural gas. it's not a dream. america's natural gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. >>> well you heard it from warren buffett, taxes are going up on the rich. but is that going to be enough to tackle the debt? the math just doesn't add up. allowing the tax cuts to expire for everyone, unpalatable and as unpopular as that would be, would show growth in the short-term.
light rain in the san jose. and as milpitas. if it has been relatively light most of the energy of this system has it dissipated. as we have seen you, some big down poor' downpour-in concord, antioch and. experts still wet weather. about one- quarter of 1 in. with wet weather. and the san francisco, at least no more rainfall but there are still wet streets and the same for the north bay. rainfall totals, the in the past 48 hours have been heaviest in the north bay. and over 1- inch in san francisco, napa but it looks like the rainfall is beginning to wind down. your seven day forecast, coming up. >> as the rainfall continues on/off we have seen and jeff bush fiord he is in hayward. how is it looking out there? >> is a mess. this is their mission and the fort hill corner. this has been coming down near foothill and commission on the corner. it is still coming down pretty hard. and to commission. let me show you. if this water what i did see was a lot of rainfall of accumulating it. most of the drivers for two months there were supposed to do which is taking it easy and keeping th
.m. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> two big stories tonight involving deadly crashes in two different counties. the most recent happened this afternoon in glen burnie. police say two cars were involved in a head-on crash near freeman at shore's road. this is aerial video of the scene. four people reported dead, three adults and one child. investigators are from the traffic safety section say it is in its early stages of the investigation. the earlier accident happened just before 11:30 last night in hartford county. three people were killed when the driver of a car lost control on eastbound route 646. maryland state police have identified the victims. they're both 21 years old. police say henderson was driving the car. also killed in the crash, a 20- year-old girl, alexandra. the preliminary investigation and said they were moving back to emerson's home. owensby and clark were taken to shock trauma. after last week's discovery of a body part in right to reisterstown, they found remains of an unknown man.
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always myself with the groups i represent, someone representing the local clean energy alliance, which is a major -- they've been a major player in moving this legislation forward. usually it's alan weintraub and/or june bra sheers. there's usually a staff or volunteer for sierra club. that's pretty consistent. so those are people that have been showing up regularly. it's kind of become an insular group and we might want to reach out to more people, especially labor, that kind of thing. so that's just to give you a sense of that's how those meetings go. i would agree, we need to try to have them -- even though this might be a strain on staff we need to have them go longer because there's so much technical stuff to plow through that we really need to get a handle on this, especially now that we're diverging a little on our perspectives. i just wanted to address real quick, one other very important point of divergence and that is from the beginning of how cca was envisioned not just in california but even at the beginning in massachusetts and ohio, but especially in california is that cc
doing, we're seeking not just an energy, but across the government to engage entrepreneurs and innovators across all the different sectors. for those of you familiar with the history of the health data initiative launched by then the hhs health and human services chief technology officer todd park, we sought to have a health data palooza proceeded by health data jambs or modeling sessions, jams sounded more fun, we can invite entrepreneurs in and see what can be done and created real products within a few months. that is being rolled out at education, energy, treasury, u.s. aid, other agencies as well. these programs are celebrating the use of open data and hopefully will provide some additional support. i think there are even folks here who have been part of these events. we're excited for that continued support and hope you can all join this initiative in the neutral. -- future. >> so, earlier you were talking a little about kind of how san francisco came in in terms of actually ading the officer. more broadly how do you think san francisco compares and what are some of t
investment in energy policy not just energy politics. >> the senator was in florida for a birthday celebration and he talked on the presidential campaigns. if you missed his speech it's available at journal@cspan.org. other headlines from the chicago tribune. 25 years after the death of harold washington. are black chicagoans better off? this from the baltimore sun. something we're seeing a lot more of in major metropolitan areas. fast money. cameras are plentiful and profitable but are they accurate and reliable. baltimore sun. the richmond times focuses on the international story is expanding air strikes and hamas levelled in ga savment back to policy issues whether or not medicare and medicaid in social security should be all part of the discussion in terms of bringing down the nation's debt. bob. north carolina good morning. republican line. caller: good morning. i would like to point out whenever somebody you know suggests privatizeing the social security system. demonize this push and go people in wheelchairs over a cliff. and in fact, in galveston where they opted out they'r
is not the only threat of going over the fiscal cliff. energy companies and others warning that when their taxes go up, they're going to have to start shipping their jobs overseas. you say they're right. >> the corporate tax rate, when you count state, local and federal, is around 60%. what's happening is companies have to compete against companies from germany or sweden, or canada where the corporate rate there is now 15%. what we're talking about essentially is even the president's own jobs council led by jeffrey immelt and the advisor board and sim so much bowles said lower the corporate rate. the president agreed to that. when you have a high tax rate, that invites all sorts of cronyism where congress throws in loopholes to favor their political cronies at companies that donate to them. >> morgan, the president has said he wants to lower the corporate tax rate down to 28%, but even at 28%, it is above all the others, maybe with the exception of spain. >> i don't think taxes alone are the reason that companies are goin to offshore or even going to offshore jobs in the next year or two. i thin
the department of the environment to accept and expend a grant in the amount of 2.977 million to continue energy use and demand reduction through energy efficiency program in the city for the period of october 15, 2012 through december 31, 2012. >> president chiu: this resolution is adopted. next item. >> clerk calvillo: mr. president, next item is roll call for introductions. >> president chiu: let's go to roll call. >> clerk calvillo: supervisor ferrell. supervisor carmen chu. i wanted to adjourn in the memory of -- she died yesterday at age 87, spent world war ii and was imprisoned in the prison camp. she moved to the u.s. and then san francisco in 1952. her husband and she opened emerald cleaners. she will be missed by her daughters, and her many, many grandchildren and great grandchildren. thank you. >> clerk calvillo: thank you. supervisor wiener. >> supervisor wiener: today i'm introducing three companion pieces of legislation, culminating from about a year's worth of work, to modernize how san francisco regulates the food truck industry in our city. this legislation is aimed at striking
will. financial management, people, energy, how you buy things, how we buy things better, deliver i.t. information technology in a more equipped cent way, re -- expedient way. so having a plan in place, and now having actually worked through over the last three, we looked at the entire $7 billion of p i.t. spending it was the first time in the history of d d -- dod we did this, to entry in the funk al leaders and describe their strategy. this is what i need you to get done. thieves are the outcomes i need you to achieve to get the better use of ople, and then, each military department has to come in and explain how they will spend their dollars wisely. we were able to look at the $7 billion spent, identified 10% of the systems of the department to be retired as no longer meeting those goals, and found ways to drive better efficiency. >> one of the thing we talked about was work, the fundamental idea, a friends of mine is a management expert, and one of the things he said you have to assess work, determine whether it has to be done or not before en you go into the processes or decide
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